Dove Sound Recordings Paterson NJ

Local resource for dove sound recordings in Paterson, NJ. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to dove sound recordings, dove song recordings, and dove bird houses, as well as advice and content on attracting doves, dove feeders, dove types, and dove descriptions.

Nutley Sportscards & Hobbies
(973) 667-6737
261 Franklin Ave # B
Nutley, NJ
 
Lina Hobby Land Of Gifts Ltd
(212) 568-3670
4271 Broadway
New York, NY
 
Brownies Hobbies
(718) 727-2194
124 Bennett St
Staten Island, NY
 
Uncle Dave's Brass Model Trains
(201) 471-3607
1035 Route 46 East
Clifton, NJ
 
Maj's Hobby Store
(201) 820-1347
383 Market St Bldg D
Saddle Brook, NJ
 
Hobby Land Of Gifts
(212) 568-3979
4271 Broadway
New York, NY
 
Millburn Train & Hobby Center
(973) 379-4242
156 Main St
Millburn, NJ
 
Hobby Heaven Inc
(908) 272-7660
16 N Union Ave
Cranford, NJ
 
Crispy Critters Hobby Shop
(973) 790-3800
157 Union Boulevard
Totowa, NJ
 
Zeppelin Hobbies
(973) 872-0400
1530 Route 23
Wayne, NJ
 

Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura L 12 ½ " WS 18" WT 4.2 OZ (120g)

Photo by Maslowski Wildlife Productions.

Listen to a mourning dove.

A long, tapered tail enhances the slender profile of this cool brown and pinkish dove. An irregular smattering of black spots dots the coverts and secondary wing feathers. Males usually are bluer on the crown and nape than females but there is some overlap. Breeding pairs can sometimes be sexed by plumage, but in larger flocks it is not reliable and young males are inseparable from females. Feet are bright reddish pink; the flesh around the eye is turquoise.

Mourning doves occupy most habitats in North America and have been found nesting to 10,000 feet in western mountains. Although they stay in pairs during the nesting season, they travel in flocks of a dozen to several hundred during other seasons. Immatures begin flocking together in summer, and adults join these flocks as they finish breeding. Flocks move between agricultural fields, where waste grain and weed seeds abound, but often frequent suburban yards and especially feeding stations. There is a large general migratory movement southward in autumn, but many birds are resident throughout the winter even in the northern plains states and southern Canada.

The male's song is a low, mournful oooah, ooh, ooh, ooh , easily imitated by whistling through cupped hands. Females may coo softly in reply. The alarm call is a rough Whoo!

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Author: Bird Watcher's Digest

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